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Here’s what the huge Samsung Galaxy View will cost you

Here’s what the huge Samsung Galaxy View will cost you

As far as reasonable tablets are concerned, 12-inches seem to be the tipping point between size and portability. Ever the contrarian looking for something new to convince people to buy, Samsung went the extra mile, or rather extra few inches, with the 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet. If you could still call it that. If, however, you've been sold on the device, you will be able to grab or lug one around starting November 6, for the price of a high-end smartphone but with specs that don't match.

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Samsung’s Q3 results are in, lets company breathe a bit

Samsung’s Q3 results are in, lets company breathe a bit

Samsung has just posted its financial numbers for the third quarter in a year and finally the Korean manufacturer has some room to breathe. But probably not for long. Even though the numbers are still small and still somewhat disappointing, consolidated revenues and operating profits have gone up, mostly thanks to its semiconductor and display panel businesses. The bad news, smartphone sales are still lower than hoped. The worse news, Samsung expects that the next quarter, nay the next year, will be even more difficult.

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Samsung Galaxy View detailed: new “largest Android” now official

Samsung Galaxy View detailed: new “largest Android” now official

What Samsung calls the "largest Android mobile device on the market" has been revealed in the Galaxy View. This device splits the difference between the smartphone (or tablet) and the full-sized television monitor, coming with a whopping 18.4-inch full HD (1920 x 1080) display with touchscreen capabilities. This device will come in either Wi-fi-only or 4G LTE iterations, running with a nanoSIM card slot right out of the box. This device comes with a built-in handle - naturally - to allow you to carry it around without worrying about a drop.

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Samsung’s folding smartphone might not launch in the US

Samsung’s folding smartphone might not launch in the US

Although mostly drowned out by the curved edges and unimetal bodies, Samsung doesn't seem to have forgotten the boast it made a couple of years ago. Courtesy of its display-making prowess, it would make the world's first smartphone with a foldable display. Every year, the Korean OEM is rumored to be preparing its launch and this year is no different. Rumor says 2016 will be the year. But rumor also says that while it may be true, Samsung's exotic smartphone might not actually reach US shores.

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Samsung responds to Snapdragon 820 heat reports [Updated]

Samsung responds to Snapdragon 820 heat reports [Updated]

If you thought Qualcomm's woes over overheating were over, it might be time to think again. [Update: Qualcomm has issued an official statement on the Snapdragon 820 heat rumors]. Its Snapdragon 810 flagship chip was hounded by inconsistent heat problems. The upcoming Snapdragon 820 is supposedly better, though Qualcomm has chosen not to mention anything about it, instead focusing on its key strengths. All seemed well, enough for Samsung to reportedly get behind the new chip as well. Except now there are once again murmurs of heating problems but this time, instead of turning away, Samsung is digging in to help.

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Samsung Galaxy View leak sets the price for a giant slab

Samsung Galaxy View leak sets the price for a giant slab

It seems that the rumors about two years ago were true, that device makers like Samsung and Apple would be carving out a new market for larger than usual tablets. After Samsung's Galaxy Note and Tab PROs, Apple revealed its hand with the large iPad Pro. Naturally, Samsung doesn't want to be outdone. The 18.4-inch Galaxy View that is making rounds over the Internet is truly one of the larger ones and now another "accidental" online listing is giving some insight on what the tablet really is for.

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Samsung Stripe and Band batteries are flexible, target wearables

Samsung Stripe and Band batteries are flexible, target wearables

When it comes to wearables, batteries are one of the biggest limitations. For all their features and flashiness, smartwatches still suffer from relatively poor battery life, and those batteries represent design limitations (or, conversely, the wearables’ designs limit the battery choices). Different research collectives and companies have been working on battery technologies to remove the shackles, and one of them is Samsung, which recently introduced its new Stripe battery.

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Samsung Gear S2 Review

Samsung Gear S2 Review

When you can do so much with your smartphone, it's easy to assume that your smartwatch needs to be equally capable in order to make it worthwhile on your wrist. Problem is, all those talents can turn the wearable experience into a confusing morass of tapping, swiping, scrolling, and swearing. Samsung may just have come up with the answer in the Gear S2, however, and all it took was a big wheel.

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Samsung’s 18.4-inch Galaxy View gets a ton of leaked pics

Samsung’s 18.4-inch Galaxy View gets a ton of leaked pics

A few months ago, it was hinted that Samsung was working on an Android tablet that would dwarf the Galaxy Note PRO, so far its largest. A few details have floated around the Internet bearing some mixed specs that have incurred mixed reactions. Initially believed to be a sort of Android Surface Pro, the Galaxy View, as it is being called, is anything but. With an 18.4-inch display, the tablet is really more a monitor, or practically an all-in-one computer that you can carry around. That is, if you really want to.

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Samsung Pay brings mobile payments to Verizon

Samsung Pay brings mobile payments to Verizon

Roughly two weeks after the US carrier confirmed it, Verizon subscribers are now able to take advantage of Samsung Pay. This means Samsung's mobile payment system is now available on all of the US's major carriers, having already been available on AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and US Cellular since Samsung Pay first launched in September. Users with compatible Galaxy devices should now be able to download the Samsung Pay app from the Google Play store.

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